Diagnostics & Testing

Unraveling Cardiology


The human heart is respon­si­ble for pump­ing blood and oxy­gen through­out your body, mak­ing it one of the most vital organs. It is com­prised of arter­ies, mus­cles and elec­tri­cal impuls­es that keep us healthy and mov­ing on a dai­ly basis. Due to its com­plex­i­ty and rela­tion­ship with oth­er organs in your body, there are a vari­ety of car­di­ol­o­gists who spe­cial­ize in dif­fer­ent func­tions of your car­diac system.

The Colonoscopy Survival Guide


A colonoscopy is a diag­nos­tic test that allows your gas­troen­terol­o­gist to exam­ine your large intes­tine for any abnor­mal­i­ties and pre-can­cer­ous growths called polyps. Dur­ing your colonoscopy, your doc­tor can obtain tis­sue sam­ples for fur­ther test­ing and remove any polyps found before they devel­op into can­cer­ous tumors. In addi­tion to screen­ing for col­orec­tal can­cer, colono­scopies may be used to diag­nose a num­ber of gas­troin­testi­nal issues and may be rec­om­mend­ed if you are expe­ri­enc­ing symp­toms including:

Colon Cancer - Why Should You Get Screened?


Colon Can­cer
Colon Can­cer is the third most com­mon­ly diag­nosed can­cer in men and women. Last year approx­i­mate­ly 140,000 Amer­i­cans were diag­nosed with col­orec­tal can­cer and over 50,000 of those indi­vid­u­als died from their colon can­cer. Colon Can­cer does not dis­crim­i­nate; rather it affects men and women of all races. It is a silent killer…it often has no symp­toms until it is in a late in an incur­able stage.